BALTIMORE COUNTY — Two locals students will be representing their schools this year as part of The Maryland Youth Advisory Council.
Carmelli Leal of Rosedal is a junior at Eastern Technical High School. Carmellli was nominated by the Maryland Association of Student Councils, and appointed by the Governor’s Office for Children. The 2019-2020 council year will be Carmelli’s second year as a member of the council.
Alex Xhane of Perry Hall is a junior at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Alex was appointed by the President of the Senate. The 2019-2020 council year will be Alex’s first year as a member of the council.
The Governor’s Office for Children announces the appointments of new and returning members to the Maryland Youth Advisory Council.
The Maryland Youth Advisory Council addresses relevant issues by influencing legislation, spreading public awareness of youth policy issues, and serving as a liaison between youth and policymakers.
Some members of the Maryland Youth Advisory Council are appointed by Governor Larry Hogan, Senate President Thomas V. Miller, Jr., and Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates Adrienne Jones.
The Governor’s Office for Children appoints other council members nominated by the Maryland Association of Student Councils, University System of Maryland Student Council, Maryland Higher Education Commission Student Advisory Council, and the Association of Local Management Boards.